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To make a sound - synonyms or related words

sound

verb

to produce a sound

tap out

to create a particular pattern of sounds by hitting a surface gently with your fingers

let out

to make a noise

pitch

verb

to make a sound at a particular level

sound

verb

to make something produce a sound

break

verb

to end a quiet or calm period, for example by talking or making a noise

go

verb

to make a particular sound, especially the typical sound of a particular animal

emit

verb

formal

to make a sound

utter

verb

literary

to make a sound

voice

verb

linguistics

to produce a sound with your mouth and vocal cords

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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